Study Guide forTerible Transformation

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Study Guide for “Terrible Transformation” Africans in America # 1 AFAM 101 McMillan **Background material for Chpts 2-3** -can watch online at nc live through pbs videos through media center Terminology William Tucker o First negro child born in VA colony Anthony Johnson o Brought to colony to work tobacco o Was in 1625 consensus as Antonio the Negro and listed as a servant o Laws didn’t define racial slavery when he arrived and at some time he changed name to Anthony Johnson o Married negro of neighbor plantation o No longer servants by 1640 o Began building up land and property o Enjoyed privileges of Englishmen and got property to 250 acres and even had some white workers o Around 20 AA were free in Hampton along with him later on o Treated just as any white planter and kids treated the same as white children o Rules of race and labor weren’t clear yet o 1640 first purchased land o Died on ___ vineyard
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o Land left behind should be taken by state since he was a negro and therefore an alien
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2010 for the course AFAM 101 taught by Professor Mcmillan during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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